God & Body Weight 18 y
My thoughts and beliefs concerning how God created us to be healthy and how our weight and diet comes into that ideal health.
How does God want our bodies? Do you suppose He wants them to resemble (at least somewhat) His initial plan? I believe that is exactly what God wants for us. That being said why are so many Christians suffering with weight gain and nutritional deficiency diseases?
I believe that in our ignorance we have conveniently forgotten what God’s plan is for our health and bodies.
3 John 1:2 (KJV)
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
Proverbs 3:7-8 (NLT)
Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD a ... read more
The 10 Best Foods 18 y
This is an excellent article I found, but keep in mind that there are countless other foods that are an excellent source of nutrition. For every morsel of junk food there is an excellent replacement that can be consumed!
We all know that eating the right foods is key to maintaining optimum health. In fact, more than 9000 scientific studies have been conducted to document the effects of different types of food on our health and they show that food is actually our best medicine! According to Jean Carper, a best selling author and contributing editor to USA Weekend health section, science has proven that these ten foods can make you healthier and help you live longer:
These are a major source of the strong antioxidant lycopene. Lycopene reduces the risk of cancer by 40% - notably prostate, lung, ... read more
The 10 Worst Foods 18 y
It is very important that we as believers in Christ to look after our bodies with God given wisdom. We need to look after our temples where the Holy Spirit resides.
1. Soda Pop According to the National Soft Drink Association (NSDA), consumption of soft drinks is now over 600 12-ounce servings (12 oz.) per person per year. Since 1978, soda consumption in the US has tripled for boys and doubled for girls. Young males age 12-29 are the biggest consumers at over 160 gallons per year—that’s almost 2 quarts per day. At these levels, the calories from soft drinks contribute as much as 10 percent of the total daily caloric intake for a growing boy. Not to mention other side effects such as too much phosphorus which causes "bone deca ... read more